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Jul 21, 2017, 15:09 ET Arctic Slope Regional Corporation Joins State Of Alaska And Native Groups In Petition Against Bearded Seal Listing

Arctic Slope Regional Corporation (ASRC) today filed a petition for writ of certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court in response to a Ninth Circuit...


Jul 20, 2017, 08:40 ET Operation Walking Shield Coordinates Housing Solution For Kickapoo Tribe Families

The first families of the Kickapoo Nation in Kansas are settling in their new homes made possible through the coordination of Operation Walking...


Jul 19, 2017, 12:00 ET SWAIA Announces Annual Fellowship Winners

The Southwestern Association for Indian Arts (SWAIA) http://swaia.org/ is pleased to announce this year's Indian Market artist fellows in the...


Jul 19, 2017, 09:19 ET Favourable Jugement for Pessamit - Interruption to Raising of Water Level at the Manicouagan Reservoir

PESSAMIT, QC, July 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - The Pessamit Innu Band Council has won a first round in its fight against Hydro-Québec to stop the...


Jul 18, 2017, 07:00 ET BIA awards Kadiak, LLC a contract to Conduct Tribal Court Assessments in Alaska

Kadiak, LLC (Kadiak) of Anchorage, Alaska has been awarded a Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Indian Economic Enterprise (IEE) contract to provide...


Jul 17, 2017, 10:00 ET The American Cancer Society Awards $500,000 in Grants to Help Reduce Colorectal Cancer Disparities in American Indian and Alaska Native Populations

The American Cancer Society has awarded $100,000 in grants to five community health centers across the country to reduce colon cancer disparities...


Jul 10, 2017, 10:10 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Notifies Investors of Class Action Against Tahoe Resources Inc. (TAHO) & Lead Plaintiff Deadline: September 5, 2017

Attorney Advertising-- Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC notifies investors that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Tahoe Resources...


Jul 10, 2017, 10:00 ET Census Bureau to Host Webinar on Race, Tribal, Hispanic and Ancestry Group Statistics From the American Community Survey

What: The U.S. Census Bureau will hold a technical webinar in advance of the release of two embargoed data products: the Selected Population Tables...


Jul 05, 2017, 13:28 ET Oficina del Censo realizará un seminario web sobre las estadísticas de la Encuesta Sobre La Comunidad Estadounidense

Qué: La Oficina del Censo de los Estados Unidos realizará un seminario web técnico durante el período de acceso restringido antes de la...


Jul 05, 2017, 13:10 ET Census Bureau to Host Webinar on Race, Tribal, Hispanic and Ancestry Group Statistics From the American Community Survey

What: The U.S. Census Bureau will hold a technical webinar in advance of the release of two embargoed data products: the Selected Population...


Jul 03, 2017, 10:05 ET The Park at OWA Set to Open July 21, 2017

OWA's 21-ride, themed amusement park, The Park at OWA, will officially open its doors to the public July 21, 2017. Designed as a family fun...


Jun 29, 2017, 12:49 ET True Sioux Hope Foundation Hosts Family To Family Cultural Connectivity Event On Pine Ridge Reservation

July 7, True Sioux Hope Foundation will host an innovative convening between Oglala Lakota Sioux Tribe members and well-known family...


Jun 29, 2017, 10:37 ET Wonder Woman, Native Realities Press, and Creative Startups--Global Leader in Creative Business Accelerators--Bring Diverse Characters Center Stage

Eugene Brave Rock, who plays Chief in the blockbuster Wonder Woman, might have just confirmed a secret: during a non-translated chat, Chief...


Jun 27, 2017, 16:30 ET 2017 ADCOLOR Honorees, Nominees and Futures Announced at ADCOLOR Live!

ADCOLOR, the premier organization celebrating and promoting professionals of color and diversity in the creative industries, announced their 2017...


Jun 27, 2017, 13:33 ET Done Vida, Haga ECO 2017 hace énfasis en la importancia de la donación y el trasplante en comunidades multiculturales.

Las comunidades multiculturales necesitan trasplantes de órganos para salvar vidas en números desproporcionados, especialmente riñones....


Jun 27, 2017, 12:39 ET 2017 Donate Life ECHO Focuses on the Importance of Donation and Transplantation in Multicultural Communities

Multicultural communities are disproportionately in need of lifesaving organ transplants – especially kidneys. Currently, 58 percent...


Jun 22, 2017, 09:00 ET Upcoming Final Deadline in the Historic Cobell Settlement - November 27, 2017

The following statement is being issued by Garden City Group, LLC ("GCG") regarding the Cobell Settlement. The US District Court for the District...


Jun 12, 2017, 15:50 ET Colorado River Indian Tribes (CRIT) Establish Standards For Government-To-Government Consultation Policy On Key Matters

The Colorado River Indian Tribes (CRIT), through its Tribal Council, have adopted an aggressive and comprehensive new Government to Government...


Jun 12, 2017, 09:55 ET Ignite Management Consulting Awarded NMSDC Certification

Ignite Management Consulting, a project and change management firm is pleased to announce they are certified by the National Minority Supplier...


Jun 08, 2017, 11:30 ET Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Receives Inaugural Henry A. Wallace Award and Pledge of $1 Million in Support for Tribe's Transition to Renewable Energy

The Wallace Global Fund awarded the inaugural Henry A. Wallace Award and a $250,000 prize to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe for its unyielding...


Jun 02, 2017, 07:11 ET Mixed-Race and Multiracial Americans Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Interracial Marriage

The Mixed Remixed Festival, the largest nationwide gathering of mixed-race and multiracial families and people, will take place at the Los Angeles...


Jun 02, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for June 2: Citizenship Extended

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: CITIZENSHIP EXTENDED Profile America — Friday, June 2nd. On this...


Jun 01, 2017, 10:00 ET Expanded Ute Indian Museum to re-open June 10

After several years of collaboration between History Colorado and the Southern Ute Indian Tribe, Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray...


Jun 01, 2017, 09:30 ET ASF urges caution for 2017 ahead of international salmon talks

State of the Populations report shows potential for low Atlantic salmon returns this year ST. ANDREWS, NB, June 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Final...


May 25, 2017, 08:30 ET Carnival Corporation CEO Arnold Donald Tops List of Global Minority Business Leaders

Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, today announced that CEO Arnold Donald was...